TONY BELLEW RUMORS & GOSSIP

British boxing: More Bellew vs. Makabu tickets released, Stephen Smith opponent named

Two more stands are open for tickets at Goodison Park as fans flock to see Tony Bellew take on Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC Cruiserweight title at the home of Everton FC on Sunday May 29. With tickets passing the 12,000 mark at the iconic home of the Toffees, tickets are now on sale in both the Bullens Road and Goodison Road stands. Tickets in those stands are priced at £40...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After role in 'Creed,' Bellew to fight for world title

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) The last time British boxer Tony Bellew fought for a world title, it was in a Hollywood movie. Bellew played the role of world champion ''Pretty'' Ricky Conlan in ''Creed,'' the seventh installment in the ''Rocky'' series. Bellow, a tough-talking fighter from northern England, was contacted for the part by Warner Bros. in August 2014. ''I thought it was...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Bellew vs. Makubu presser, David Price, Sean Dodd, Stephen Smith on card

Tony Bellew has vowed to turn his dreams into reality when he takes on Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC World Cruiserweight title at Goodison Park – the home of his beloved Everton FC – on Sunday May 29. Lifelong Evertonian Bellew ‘boxed’ at the home of his club in the movie Creed where he won the World title in the last scene of the film, and gets the chance to make...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellew to fight Makabu for vacant WBC cruiserweight title

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Tony Bellew will fight Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title at Everton's Goodison Park stadium on May 29. Promoters announced the fight Friday. It will be a first world title fight for the Liverpool-born Bellew since moving up from light heavyweight. He says he's been training for months and ''this is the defining fight and night of my...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew ready for ring return after stint filming new Rocky movie, Creed

Tony Bellew says his ‘Hollywood’ experience has only made his desire to be a champion even stronger as he returns to the ring on Friday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Bellew spent time in Philadelphia filming the latest movie in the Rocky series, Creed, after he gained sweet revenge on Nathan Cleverly in their rematch at the Echo Arena in November. ‘The Bomber’ gets...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

David Price, Tony Bellew, added to Smith-Rebrasse & Fielding-Vera card on June 26 in Liverpool

David Price will fight in Liverpool for the first time in two years at the Echo Arena on Friday June 26 as part of a bill including Super Middleweight’s Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding against Christopher Rebrasse and Brian Vera respectively, while Tony Bellew closes in on a first title shot at Cruiserweight following his victory over bitter rival Nathan Cleverly in November. Price’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch November 22

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch that Headlines a Gargantuan Card on Saturday Afternoon, November 22 LIVE on AWE Christmas Comes Early for Boxing Fans with Two World Title fights plus Groves, Joshua and Smith on Gargantuan Card Live on AWE San Diego, CA – November 4, 2014 – On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an...
Via BadCulture
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Stevenson retains light heavyweight title with 6th-round KO of Bellew

Adonis Stevenson retained his WBC light heavyweight title Saturday night by stopping Tony Bellew in the sixth round. Stevenson (23-1) knocked down Bellew (20-2-1) with a left uppercut. When the Englishman got up, he was stunned with another left, followed by a flurry of shots. Bellew was not fighting back, even though he was still on his feet when referee Michael Griffin stopped...
Via Associated Press
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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